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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Dem Campaign Chatter 10-29-2008

George Wenschhof

Today, Obama is in Raleigh, North Carolina and Kissimmee, Florida - He will be joined by former President Bill Clinton tonight at an event in Kissimmee. Biden is in Sunrise and Jupiter, Florida. Michelle Obama is in Rocky Mount and Fayetteville, North Carolina.


Battleground Polls continue to favor Obama - AP/Gfk polls taken from 10-22 to 10-26 show Obama up in the following states: New Hampshire +18, Pennsylvania +12, Nevada +12, Colorado +9, Virginia +7, Ohio +7.

Quinnipiac Polls taken from 10-22 to 10-26 show the following: Pennsylvania - Obama 53% and McCain 41%, Ohio - Obama 51%, McCain 42%, and Florida - Obama 47%, McCain 45%. has more details here.


Wow! Huge early voting numbers in Georgia - a state that has just recently been classified as "weak" Republican has 21% of their registered voters vote on Monday, the first day of early voting. In spite of reported kinks at the voting polls, 1.2 million of the registered 5.6 million voters cast their ballots. has more here.


Federal Reserve expected to cut rates to 1% today - this will follow similar action by other countries around the world. has more here. The Dow is down about 70 in the early going today after gaining 800 yesterday.


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